Category: Europe

Iraq sends planes to Belarus to collect over 600 migrants

Published by Al-Araby Two Iraqi planes took off Thursday night for Belarus in order to repatriate more than 600 Iraqis stuck on the ex-Soviet state’s border with Poland, the transport ministry said. Hundreds of Iraqis, most of them Kurds, returned home last week on a voluntary repatriation flight from Belarus, where thousands of migrants have

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UK urges ‘coordinated’ international response after migrant tragedy

Published by Al-Araby Britain on Thursday demanded a “coordinated international effort” across Europe to deter people-smuggling after at least 27 migrants drowned as they tried to reach England. “Yesterday was the moment that many of us have feared for many years,” Interior Minister Priti Patel told MPs, restating an offer to send British police and

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EU regulator gives go-ahead to first COVID shot for 5-11 year olds

Published by Reuters By Pushkala Aripaka (Reuters) – The EU’s drug regulator approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11 on Thursday, paving the way for them to be given a first shot as Europe struggles with a surge in cases. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended

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EU moves to tighten political advertising rules on social media

Published by DPA The European Union could soon ban targeted online political advertising using sensitive personal data without user consent under new European Commission proposals published on Thursday. “Elections must not be a competition of opaque and non-transparent methods,” said commission Vice President Vera Jourova in a press release. “People must know why they are

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Why the UK’s ban on Hamas is counterproductive

Published by Al-Araby In 2006, following its victory in Palestinian parliamentary elections, then British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, exceptionally allowed two senior Hamas members – Dr Ahmed Yousef, a moderate political adviser to Ismail Haniya, and MP Sayed Abu Musamih – to visit the UK. They discreetly held meetings with members of the UK Parliament

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Mattress Market Growth, Analysis, Size, Trends, Emerging Factors, Demands, Key Players, Emerging Technologies and Potential of Industry Till 2028

The global mattress market size is expected to reach USD 42.84 billion in 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period. The increasing consumer purchasing of bedding products through online channels will stimulate the market growth during the forecast period, states Fortune Business Insights, in a report, titled “Mattress Market, 2021-2028.” The market size

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